Our new zippered hoodies are a total hit with the kids – they love them! They are proudly wearing them around the school. If you ordered a hoodie and have yet to receive it, the new shipment will be arriving the week of March 8. Marie was so happy with the response to this new…

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Gung Hay Fat Choy everybody! The Year of the Ox is here. We had a great day back to school on Tuesday and a great Lunar New Year celebration. Several children came to school in their traditional dress. Gorgeous! Thank you to parents for taking the time to get your children ready – we love…

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We are so fortunate to have so many wonderful parents at CGS eager to share their cultural traditions with the children. Our Lunar New Year celebrations on Tuesday were marked by several special visits. It is so exciting for the children to see their mums and dads on the screen at school. Parents read stories…

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Valentine’s Day is so great when you work at a school – teachers really know how to make it tons of fun. Not surprisingly, CGS was bursting with Valentine’s Day spirit. There was so much going on! Hilarious dance parties complete with disco lights (thank you Reuben), awesome outfits and headgear (you know who you…

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Our JK’s are a very loving bunch and Valentine’s Day was the perfect opportunity to give some love back to these thoughtful, sweet children. Sara and Meesh got tricky and enlisted the help of mums and dads. Their mission? To give their child loving messages throughout the week – to tell them specifically what they…

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The Early Starts had a great day full of love today. First, it was a very special pink and red Dance Party in their beautiful outfits. Then, after all the twirling, the children had a very special visitor. Marie stuck around after Dance Party to read I Love You Till the Cows Come Home. Needless…

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A big, heartfelt thank you to Dr. Doug, cardiologist and JK daddy. Doug kindly offered to show the JK class around his clinic and tell them what it’s like to be a heart doctor. There were even a few siblings in attendance, including one in Grade 11 who is very interested in pursuing a career…

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Save the Date! Please mark your calendars for February 12th-25th. The Book Fair is always an exciting few days on our school calendar. The children love heading down to the gym with their class to browse and choose books for their Wish Lists. This year, things will work a little differently – the fair has…

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If you’re looking for a heart-happy way to spend some time together as a family this weekend, consider adding this to your calendar. You can raise money for a worthy cause while you’re at it! Early Start did a Hip Hop workshop with this spirited company in Term 1 and all grades are scheduled to…

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You may remember our Cyber Smarts blog from a few weeks ago. (If you missed it, you can come back to it here.) We were reporting on our CGS professional development session with Danny Pehar, an expert in cybersecurity. Danny came to talk to us about how to navigate the increasingly murky waters of keeping…

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